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02nd June 2015

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Happy 10th Birthday SockShop!

Posted by Danielle

Happy Birthday to us! SockShop (in its current form) is 10 years old! See how we've grown over the years...

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Happy 10th Birthday SockShop!

#SockStyle - Socks, cake and bloggers!

Posted by Danielle

We gathered up plenty of Pringle socks and plenty of stylish bloggers (not to mention plenty of cake), to style up some fabulous looks at our #SockStyle event, hosted by Trace Publicity.

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#SockStyle - Socks, cake and bloggers!

The science of sports socks

Posted by SockShop

When we exercise, we put our feet under strain that they’re not normally accustomed to. Increased friction, impact and sweat can all take their toll on our feet, resulting in blisters, corns, calluses and even stress injuries. While the importance of proper sports shoes is common knowledge, it’s less widely known that a good sports sock can be just as crucial. In fact, experts say that the second main cause of workout related foot problems is wearing the wrong socks. Not only does the latest sock technology protect your feet from issues such as blisters, but they can even improve your performance. Here’s the science behind the socks...

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The science of sports socks

ELLE preview: Spring summer 2015 collection

Posted by Danielle

When we think of the spring, lots of things er... “spring” to mind (sorry) – daffodils, Easter...eggs, sunshine (we know we’re in the UK but there’s always room for wishful thinking), little lambs and we get especially excited at the thought of new patterns and colours from ELLE!

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ELLE preview: Spring summer 2015 collection

That's a cracker!" | Our favourite "bad" Christmas cracker jokes!

Posted by Danielle

If you've been doing some Christmas shopping at SockShop, you'll notice we've been treating you to a "bad" Christmas cracker joke at the top of your order note...

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That's a cracker!" | Our favourite "bad" Christmas cracker jokes!

Then all the Reindeer (and everyone else) loved him - The origins of our famous Rudolph sock

Posted by Danielle

You know our Rudolph sock right? Long and brown, smiley face, big red nose/toes? Would you believe these super popular socks are the result of a children's design a sock competition? Find out how they were created...

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Then all the Reindeer (and everyone else) loved him - The origins of our famous Rudolph sock

SockShop Goes Green

Posted by Danielle

In a bid to improve our Carbon Footprint, we recently installed some solar panels on our roof... Only a few though, like 700...

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SockShop Goes Green

Get That Retro Vibe - AW14 photoshoot: Behind the Scenes

Posted by Danielle

Join us behind the scenes on our Autumn/Winter 2014 photoshoot as we get that retro vibe and go all 60s!

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Get That Retro Vibe - AW14 photoshoot: Behind the Scenes

We're SO into our NEW Superhero Cape Socks!

Posted by Danielle

Our brand new superhero cape socks came in just the other day. Yes, they have ACTUAL CAPES! The Mighty Thor and his arch nemesis Loki join the ranks of Superman and Batman for our collection of some of the coolest socks EVER!

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We're SO into our NEW Superhero Cape Socks!

SockShop.co.uk: A guide to our brand new website

Posted by Danielle

Our new look website is here! But it doesn't just look snazzier, there's a whole host of new functions to make your sock shopping experience easier and smoother! Here's a guide to the new SockShop.co.uk...

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PREVIEW: Elle AW14

Posted by Danielle

Take a peek at our brand new Autumn/Winter 2014 range of socks, tights and hosiery from Elle - a beautiful base for fall style.

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SockShop hits the races...

Posted by Danielle

SockShop recently sponsored a race at Haydock Park and there were some socktastic prizes for the winners... Plus some tips to put you odds on in the style stakes!

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#BuildingBritain

Posted by Danielle

We've been joining in with the nation and #BuildingBritain. We recently visited the J. Alex Swift factory to see some of our British Made socks in production...

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SNEAK PREVIEW - NEW Character Socks...

Posted by Danielle

Since our last arrival of character socks was so popular, we've brought in even more of everybody's favourite comic book and movie characters... And here's a sneak preview...

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Our Fairtrade socks from CAFOD (and Elliot!) are finally here!

Posted by Danielle

Remember when we revealed that 10-year-old Elliot produced the winning design when we teamed up with CAFOD for the 'Find Your Fairtrade Feet' competition? Well the sock is now available to buy on the SockShop website and Elliot came in to visit us ahead of the launch for World Fairtrade Day!

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What Our Customers Say...

Posted by Danielle

We love our wonderful customers at SockShop, and that means we love to hear what you have to say... especially if it's good! Here's just a few things that some of our customers had to say... We thought you might like to hear them too!

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Spring/Summer 2014 Photoshoot - Behind the scenes

Posted by Danielle

We really do spoil you here at SockShop! Here are a collection of behind-the-scenes shots from our Spring/Summer 2014 photoshoot... We went "glamping"!

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Spring/Summer 2014 - The SockShop Team loves...

Posted by Danielle

As it's the first day of Spring we thought we would dive right into the season's new arrivals... In particular, favourites of the SockShop Team!

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Find your Fairtrade Feet: Competition WINNER announced!

Posted by Danielle

Over 6000 entries came in from 142 schools across England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and even Switzerland, but finally we have a winner!

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SockShop at Christopher Raeburn - London Fashion Week

Posted by Danielle

SockShop hit the catwalks at London Fashion Week as part of the Christopher Raeburn show.

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Happy Birthday SockShop!

Posted by Danielle

SockShop, in its current incarnation, celebrates its 8th birthday week! Let's take a look back at how the World's largest sock selection has grown over the years!

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The many uses of Heat Holders... Because it's cold out there!

Posted by Danielle

As you know, SockShop is home to more than 70 brands! One of our customers' favourites is the cosy, warm Heat Holders... Check out the many uses of 'the ultimate thermal sock'!

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ELLE Autumn/Winter 14 Photo Shoot - Behind the Scenes!

Posted by Danielle

Take a look behind the scenes of our ELLE Autumn/Winter 14 photo shoot, with a sneak peek at some of the gorgeous collection which will be available later in the year!

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The SockShop Elves...

Posted by Danielle

In the big build-up to Christmas, it's getting super busy at SockShop HQ! But who's responsible for getting your socks to you safely?

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Patternity at SockShop

Posted by Danielle

We explore the fab new collaboration bringing us super stylish statement tights this season - Pretty Polly in Association with Patternity.

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8 steps to a successful photo shoot...

Posted by Danielle

New season, new snaps! Find out what steps we took to put together our Autumn/Winter 2013 photoshoot!

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Another day, another photo shoot...

Posted by Danielle

We've been working our photographer, Rick, quite hard recently but the results are always top notch! Take a look behind the scenes of our prep-for-winter hats, scarves and gloves photo shoot!

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Kiddie takeover!

Posted by Danielle

A few behind the scenes snaps of our kiddies photo shoot starring the adorable Ellie and her gorgeous big sister Ruby!

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Proud shirt sponsor of... Witton Albion FC!

Posted by Danielle

We recently headed to the launch of Witton Albion FC's new season shirts... proudly sponsored by SockShop!

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SockShop at the races!

Posted by Cassie

Logging off of our laptops for the evening and locking up the SockShop warehouse the SockShop team headed to the races at Haydock. We were lucky enough to sponsor the 7.50 SockShop Handicap stakes race and so thought it was only fair that we went along to cheer on the 8 runners.

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